Assumption University (Thailand)

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Assumption University
มหาวิทยาลัยอัสสัมชัญ
ABAC logo.gif
Motto Labor Omnia Vincit
Motto in English Work Conquers All
Established 1969 (1969)
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic (Gabrielites)
Rector Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran, Rector Magnificus
Location , Bangkok, Samut Prakan Province, Thailand
Campus Suburban
Former names Assumption Business Administration College (ABAC)
Colours Red, Blue, White        
Nickname Au, ABAC
Mascot Horse
Affiliations IFCU
ASAIHL
ACUCA
APHEIT
Website www.au.edu

Assumption University (AU, Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยอัสสัมชัญ) is a private Catholic university with three campuses in the Hua Mak, Central World Plaza in downtown Bangkok and Suvarnabhumi areas of Samut Prakan Province, Thailand. The university is led by the Brothers of St. Gabriel, who have been active in education in Thailand since 1901. Assumption University is noted for attracting large numbers of foreign students from countries including Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and other Asian countries. Students from China make up the largest number of foreign students. There are exchange students from the United States (Loyola) and Europe. Assumption University is also the first international university in Thailand.

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Academic programs[edit]

Assumption University (AU) offers many majors, such as Business Administration, Information Technology, Communication and Computer Network Technology,[1] Science and Technology, Engineering, Nursing, Law, Communication Arts, Architecture, Biotechnology, Languages and Music. It is also the leading provider of E-learning in Thailand since it has established the College of Internet Distance Education on December 21, 2002. AU's Graduate School of Philosophy and Religion offers a Ph.D. program in philosophy, a Ph.D. program in religious studies, an MA program in philosophy and an MA program in religious studies. 123

History[edit]

Assumption University became an autonomous educational institution in 1969 when Assumption Commercial College (ACC) originated Assumption School of Business. In 1972 it became Assumption Business Administration College (ABAC). In 1990 the college was granted a university status by the Ministry of University Affairs and took the name of Assumption University (AU). Recently, AU has been expanding the Suvarnabhumi campus with Gothic-style buildings and creating a nature-centered atmosphere it calls the "University in the Park".

"University in the Park" from Sky View. By Mr. Aye Tun (ID:571-9054) from MIS Class, Section 6 Remark: This modification is for Educational purpose only.

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Notable graduates[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vincent Mary School of Science and Technology, Assumption University of Thailand, http://www.scitech.au.edu

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